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Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
very much, everybody. >> president obama in the east room with afghan president, hamid karzai, as they conclude their press conference, after a long meeting, the two had their ninth summit meeting over the course of this war and the president's first term, most notable out of those comments, the president saying that this war will come in his words, to a responsible end by the end of next year. but this spring, the u.s. role will notably change, with a different mings that afghan forces will be in the lead, no longer u.s. forces. as our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski reminds me, they will still very much be in harm's way in afghanistan and the contentious question of how many troops wil be left behind by the united states after 2014 is still very much the subject of negotiations, more on all of this tonight, on nbc nightly news with brian williams and on "meet the press" on sunday, my guest, colin powell talking about the war and other foreign policy issues on the president's second term. until then, have a good afternoon, i'm david gregory in washington. >>> it has been
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
said he intends to stemt u.s. troops from any cuts. >>> the afghan president hamid karzai will hold a meeting today with president obama about troop levels. in advance of that he met with secretary of state hillary clinton about handing off security responsibility to afghan forces by 2014. at one point secretary clinton joked about secretary panetta's plans to retire to his walnut farm in california. >> secretary panetta, in addition to his many years of service, is at heart about walnuts. >> clinton and panetta had a private dinner with karzai at the state department. >>> new information about last year's secret service scandal involving prostitutes in colombia. according to a justice department investigation obtained by nbc news, two drug enforcement agents facilitated a sexual encounter between a prostitute and secret service agent just days before the president's visit in april. agents evidently tried to destroy incriminating information or initially lied to investigators about the incident. the case has been referred to the dea. >>> louisiana governor bobby jindal has declared a
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
president hamid karzai announced a somewhat accelerated time line for u.s. troops to transfer control to the afghan forces, initially slated to occur this summer. >> starting this spring, our troops will have a different mission. training, advising, assisting afghan forces. >> reporter: the president delivered a blunt assessment of the mission. for the 66,000 americans who will still provide logistic support, transportation, and air cover. >> that doesn't mean that coalition forces, including u.s. forces, are no longer fighting. they will still be fighting alongside afghan troops. >> reporter: left unsaid today, how many american troops, if any, will remain after 2014? the official end of the combat mission. >> i can't give you a precise number at this point. i'll probably make a separate announcement once i've gotten recommendations from the generals and our commanders. >> reporter: president karzai had signaled he wanted a robust troop presence. today he hedged. >> numbers are not going to make a difference to the situation in afghanistan. it's the broader relationship that will mak
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
hamid karzai. they'll talk about the future role of the u.s. in afghanistan. white house officials say president obama will not announce the next round of troop wi wi wi withdraw withdrawals. >>> big weekend for the 49ers coming up. a playoff game with the green bay packers. that means a bet between the city's mayors. we'll tell you about the educational twist this time around. >>> we're giving you a live look at palo alto. peninsula is fine. we'll talk about the traffic on the other side of the bay coming up. >>> welcome back. south bay very clear and very dark and very cold. christina is looking at the cold temperatures for us. we'll talk to her in just a bit. it's 4:52. 49ers fans get ready. tomorrow is the big day. the team takes on the green bay packers at candlestick. >> we now know who will be kicking. jim harbaugh says the original guy, david akers is still his guy despite finding billy cundiff last week. he missed 13 field goals this season but harbaugh says he still feels akers gives the 49ers the best chance to win it. kickoff is set for 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. going to be a
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am PST
with afghanistan president hamid karzai. they're expected to discuss peace talks with the taliban and future troop levels before karzai sits down with president obama on friday. >>> new jersey governor chris christie is not happy with the image of himself on the cover of "time" magazine. saying it made him look like a mob boss. that image aside, polls show christie's handling of super storm sandy has made him more popular with democrats than republicans. >>> next, to a disturbing story out of russia. what was supposed to be an enjoyable adventure took a tragic turn as a giant inflatable zorb ball with two men inside veered off course and rolled off a mountain cliff. one man was killed, and the other is in serious condition. >>> off the coast of australia, a man lost control of his boat, fell out and was swimming nearby while the boat was spinning in circles. a police boat was able to rescue the boater and he is reportedly doing well. >>> and a huge doomsday asteroid made a fly-by of the earth last night at a distance of 9 million miles. it's more than 1,000 feet wide. and could hi
NBC
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
hamid karzai met at the white house on friday and announced an agreement to speed up the handover of combat forces from u.s. to afghan troops, a deadline initially set for this summer, now moved to the spring. >> starting this spring, our troops will have a different mission, training, advising, assisting afghan forces. it will be an historic moment. >> reporter: but the larger question was unanswered, how many of the remaining 66,000 american forces will stay in afghanistan after 2014? the official end of combat operations. >> i can't give you arecise number at this point. i'll probably make a separate announcement once i've gotten recommendations from troops. >> reporter: president karzai didn't weigh in on the numbers. >> numbers are not going to make a difference to the situation in afghanistan. it's the broader relationship that will make a difference to afghanistan and beyond in the region. >> reporter: the foreign policy announcement caps a week that largely focused on domestic affa affairs. vice president joe biden who is heading a gun-safety task force held wide-ranging meet
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
. president obama and afghan president hamid karzai appeared together to talk about the future of afghanistan. nbc bay area's janelle wang is here with our world tonight. >>> the two announced they are going to speed things up slightly when it comes to transitioning military control. the afghan army is exceeding initial expectations so they will take the lead this spring rather than this summer as planned. u.s. forces will then shift to a supporting role. currently the afghan army is leading 80% of the on 0 racials there and by next month it will be at 90%. >> our plans will continue to bring our forces home at a steady pace and in the coming months i'll announce the next phase of our drawdown to protect the gains our troops have made. >> there are 56,000, most will leave by the end of 2014 but some u.s. commanders are proposing that 10,000 remain to continue training afghan soldiers and battling terrorists. france has sent troops to fight al qaeda. one of the last areas still controlled by the mali government. the mali president declared a state of emergency. discouraging news su
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
president hamid karzai today at the white house. last night president karzai ate dinner at the state department with secretary of state hillary clinton. karzai is meeting with the obama administration about the continued transition of troops out of afghanistan. earlier in the week white house officials said the u.s. may remove all its troops from afghanistan in 2014. >>> the department of transportation has ordered a full review of the boeing 787 dreamliner. press conference just wrapped up this morning. >> scott mcgrew has been watching this carefully. >> wrapping up the press conference up as we speak. transportation officials have said the plane, the dreamliner, 787 is safe. it's innovative. already 200,000 flight hours of testing they're entirely confident about the safety of the aircraft. this is the head of the faa. you are watching him live as they continue to discuss this out of washington. we will continue our coverage in the 11:00 a.m. newscast which is right when san jose will see its first dreamliner take off. bottom line, officials say this model is safe and in fact a mi
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
president and afghan president hamid karzai and it is how many troops will remain in afghanistan next year when the president has said that the war will be officially over. the u.s. troop withdrawal will occur and that is why we wanted to bring you the event live. right now there are 66,000 forces in afghanistan and so many questions about what the country will look like after the united states leaves since the war began more than 2,000 american service members have lost their lives and another 18,000 have been wounded. karzai's often been critical of the united states, but he wants forces to remain. he was at the pentagon yesterday meeting with leon panetta and met with with secretary clinton last night. u.s. officials are talking about a zero option after next year with no forces remaining behind in afghanistan. that is an area of concern for president karzai, because he would like a more robust force to help with the training of afghan forces there. kristen welker is at the white house at the east room awaiting the two leaders. kristen, what have we learned about ha they have been
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
66,000 troops in afghanistan. president obama meets with afghan president hamid karzai on friday. >>> prosecutors are winding down their case in the preliminary hearing for accused aurora, colorado, movie theater shooter james holmes. on tuesday detectives testified holmes spent more than two months assembling the arsenal used in last july's shooting rampage that killed 12 people and wounded dozens more. witnesses described the booby trap system rigged in his apartment and said he showed bizarre behavior after his arrest, playing with paper bags placed on his hands to preserve gunpowder evidence as though they were puppets. the hearing will determine whether holmes will stand trial. his lawyers have said he is mentally ill. >>> washington's national cathedral will soon perform same-sex marriages. the cathedral's dean calls the move the next step for marriage equality. that new policy is being announced today. >>> governmentorecasters say last year was america's hottest year on record. for the entire year the average temperature was 55.3 degree, that's a full degree warmer than th
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